| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:18 PM
State investigators say an Ocoee man and a Gainesville couple bilked the state out of more than $1 million as part of a kickback scheme involving a food-service contract with the Department of Corrections.
Thomas Tomblin is accused of using his position...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Southern California's largest immigration detention center is about to get bigger.
The sprawling jail complex in this high desert town currently holds up to 1,300 men in federal immigration custody, many of whom spend months waiting for their cases to...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:17 AM
Immigrant advocacy groups are protesting the expansion of Southern California's largest immigrant detention center, arguing the federal government should instead be directing resources to children seeking asylum.
The sprawling detention complex in the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:09 AM
She knew him as Sharky.
The Fort Lauderdale girl met him online and, according to investigators, she sent him 25 sexually explicit photographs of herself.
But when the 15-year-old girl tried to break off their 15-month-long relationship in February,...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:34 PM
A botched drug-deal-turned robbery led to the fatal shooting of a Boynton Beach man before a woman was shot and repeatedly run over, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office news release.
The woman, Imanni Walker, 19, survived, but is in...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:19 AM
At least 39 female inmates at California prisons underwent sterilizations in which the women’s “informed consent” was in question, according to a state audit released Thursday.
The inquiry by the California state auditor found no...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:08 PM
California parole officials Monday said the state is ready to begin the early release of elderly and frail prisoners who meet new criteria for parole.
The program's details were released publicly for the first time at a meeting of the Board of Parole...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:37 PM
A man on parole in a drug case shot and killed a woman who had evicted him from the West Garfield Park apartment they had shared on and off since his release early this year, prosecutors said today.
Erick Sanders, 20, was arrested at a relative's home in...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Domingo Howard is a "single pops" to a 5-year-old girl he is raising by working part-time jobs. His 24-year-old son, meanwhile, landed in the San Francisco County Jail in January.
As "the only person" his son can count on, the two speak on the phone...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:14 PM
A Pen Argyl man who sexually assaulted a 14-year-old student at his family's Korean exchange program saw his sentence reduced Wednesday to 31/2 to seven years after his previous jail term was thrown out at appeal.
Richard Kim's resentencing will allow...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:40 PM
A Fort Lauderdale grandmother and her ex-husband, who once turned government informant on Genovese organized crime associates, are hoping a jury will clear them of federal charges that they operated a $50 million mortgage fraud conspiracy.